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Now that spring break is over, many unanswered questions for Vancouver students and parents

Now that spring break is over, many unanswered questions for Vancouver students and parents

This will be the strangest week-after-spring-break ever in Vancouver schools. Teachers will be back at work, but kids won’t be in classes.
PREST: It's OK to miss things, both big and small, lost in the pandemic

PREST: It's OK to miss things, both big and small, lost in the pandemic

From personal safety to patio parties, we are united in a stay-at-home plan to get them back
Mario’s COVID-19 Diary: Hunting monsters & speaking French: Home-school challenges begin

Mario’s COVID-19 Diary: Hunting monsters & speaking French: Home-school challenges begin

Like parents across B.C., Tri-City News journalist Mario Bartel and his wife are navigating working from home while figuring out how to maintain their seven-year-old’s education
More than 460 people in B.C. recover from COVID-19

More than 460 people in B.C. recover from COVID-19

Vancouver Convention Centre prepared as off-site treatment centre to handle hospital overload
Opinion: You might feel alone amid COVID-19, but you're not

Opinion: You might feel alone amid COVID-19, but you're not

We live in an extraordinary time with nearly everyone on this planet profoundly affected by the pandemic.
Comment: Alternatives to toilet paper that are mostly not gross

Comment: Alternatives to toilet paper that are mostly not gross

There is plenty of toilet paper in town, but it mostly isn’t on store shelves. It’s stacked up in huge volume in homes. So, if you missed out on the great toilet-paper shopping spree, you might be running low, with no re-supply in sight.
Mario’s Quarantine Diary, Day 14: Freedom is making a list, responsibility is staying home

Mario’s Quarantine Diary, Day 14: Freedom is making a list, responsibility is staying home

The more it changes, the more it stays the same, as the 14-day self-isolation period for Tri-City News journalist Mario Bartel and his family comes to an end
OPINION: Christy Clark deleted her controversial COVID-19 tweet

OPINION: Christy Clark deleted her controversial COVID-19 tweet

A change of heart for the former premier of B.C.?
OPINION:  Trudeau should reconsider decision to snub bigger companies in need of wage subsidies

OPINION: Trudeau should reconsider decision to snub bigger companies in need of wage subsidies

At first blush, Justin Trudeau’s announcement Friday to subsidize employee wages got the principle dead right, but the application dead wrong.
Mario’s Quarantine Diary, Day 13: ‘Shopping for meat is a very personal thing’

Mario’s Quarantine Diary, Day 13: ‘Shopping for meat is a very personal thing’

Tri-City News journalist Mario Bartel and family, while in COVID-19 quarantine, make a run for the border after a trip to the freezer looking for foodstuffs